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Raymond Svider

Mr. Svider currently serves as Partner and Chairman of BC Partners and as Chairman of the Executive Committee of BC Partners. BC Partners is a leading international investment firm that specializes in the investment of assets under management in private equity. Since Mr. Svider joined BC Partners in 1992, he has led investments in various sectors, including consumer and retail, technology, media and telecom, healthcare, industrials, and business services. He currently holds the role of Non-Executive Chairman of PetSmart and serves on the boards of Altice USA, Inc. (NYSE “ATUS”), GfL Environmental Inc. (NYSE “GFL”), Intelsat S.A., NAVEX Global, Inc., GardaWorld Corporation, Cyxtera Technologies, Inc., as well as the board of the holding company of Presidio Inc. Mr. Svider previously served as a director of Accudyne Industries LLC, Teneo Global, Office Depot, Inc., Multiplan, Inc., Unity Media Group, Neuf Cegetel, Polyconcept, Neopost, Nutreco, UTL, and Chantemur. Mr. Svider holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, and Master of Science degrees in engineering from Ecole Polytechnique, France and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, France.

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Sumit Singh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director

Mr. Singh serves as our Chief Executive Officer since 2018. From 2017 to 2018, he served as our Chief Operating Officer. From 2015 to 2017, Mr. Singh served as the Worldwide Director of Amazon.com’s consumables businesses (fresh and pantry) and, from 2013 to 2015, as Director and General Manager of Amazon, Inc.’s North American merchant fulfillment and third-party businesses. Prior to Amazon, Inc., Mr. Singh served in management positions at Dell Technologies Inc. Mr. Singh holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Punjab Technical University, India, a Master of Science degree in operations and logistics from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

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Fahim Ahmed

Mr. Ahmed currently serves as Partner at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2006, from 2004 to 2006 and from 2000 to 2002, Mr. Ahmed served as a consultant of the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Ahmed currently serves on the boards of Cyxtera Technologies, Inc., Presidio Inc., and PetSmart. He previously served as a director of Suddenlink Communications, and was involved in investments in Office Depot, Inc., Intelsat S.A., Dometic Corporation, and Foxtons. Mr. Ahmed holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and a Master of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

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Michael Chang

Mr. Chang currently serves as Partner at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2009, from 1999 to 2009, Mr. Chang served as Principal of JLL Partners, LLC. Mr. Chang currently serves on the boards of Zest Dental Solutions and PetSmart. Mr. Chang holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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James Kim

Mr. Kim currently serves as Principal at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2016, from 2014 to 2016, Mr. Kim served as Investment Associate at Sageview Capital LP where he focused on growth equity investments in the technology space, and, from 2013 to 2014, he served in the mergers and acquisitions group at Citigroup Inc. He currently also serves on the board of the holding company of Presidio Inc. Mr. Kim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in applied mathematics and economics from Yale University.

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David Leland

Mr. Leland currently serves as Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets at BC Partners. Since 2019, Mr. Leland has also served as Chief Executive Officer of BC Partners Securities LLC, a registered broker dealer in the United States. Before joining BC Partners in 2018, from 2000 to 2018, Mr. Leland served at Citigroup Inc., most recently as Managing Director in the Capital Markets Originations Group, with a focus on leveraged finance. Mr. Leland holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from The George Washington University.

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Brian McAndrews

Mr. McAndrews served as Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman of Pandora Media, LLC from 2013 to 2016. From 2009 to 2013, he served as Managing Director/Venture Partner at Madrona Venture Group, LLC. Mr. McAndrews currently serves as chairman of the board for Grubhub, Inc. (NYSE “GRUB”), as presiding director of The New York Times Company (NYSE “NYT”), and is a member of the boards of Frontdoor, Inc. and The Wine Group, Inc. Mr. McAndrews holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Sharon McCollam

Ms. McCollam served as Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Best Buy Co., Inc. from 2012 to 2016, and continued to serve as a senior advisor through 2017. From 2000 to 2012, she served in roles of increasing responsibility at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., including service as Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2012. Prior to Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Ms. McCollam served as Chief Financial Officer of Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc., a division of the Dole Food Company, Inc. She currently serves on the board of directors and audit committees for three additional publicly traded companies including Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE “AAP”), Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE “SIG”), and Stitch Fix, Inc. (NASDAQ “SFIX”). She also serves on the boards of three privately held companies, including International Walls, Inc. (f/k/a Art.com, Inc.) since 2012, Hallmark Cards, Inc. since 2016 and GetYourGuide AG since 2019. Ms. McCollam previously served on the board of directors for other publicly traded companies including Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ “WFM” - no longer listed), OfficeMax Inc. (NYSE “OMX” - no longer listed), Del Monte Foods Company (NYSE “DLM” - no longer listed), and Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE “WSM”). Ms. McCollam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Central Oklahoma and is a certified public accountant.

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J.K. Symancyk

Mr. Symancyk currently serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director at PetSmart. Before joining PetSmart in 2018, from 2015 to 2018 he served as Chief Executive Officer of Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors and from 2012 to 2015 he served as President of Meijer, Inc. Prior to Meijer, Inc., Mr. Symancyk served in management positions at Walmart Inc., including Sam’s West, Inc. and Walmart de México. Mr. Symancyk holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

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Lisa Sibenac

Ms. Sibenac currently serves as Principal at BC Partners. Before joining BC Partners in 2017, from 2012 to 2017, Ms. Sibenac served in management positions at Amazon, Inc., and, from 2003 to 2010, she served in technical and commercial leadership roles at Lockheed Martin Corporation. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

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James A. Star

Mr. Star currently serves as Executive Chairman of Longview Asset Management LLC (“Longview”), a multi-strategy investment firm, for which he also chairs the Investment Committee. From 2003 to 2019, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Longview. Since 1994, Mr. Star has also served as Vice President of Henry Crown and Company, a private family office affiliated with Longview. Mr. Star currently serves as a trustee of Equity Commonwealth, a publicly traded REIT (NYSE “EQC”), where he chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee. He is a director of the Atreides Foundation Fund Ltd, V-Square Quantitative Management LLC, and the holding company of Teaching Strategies LLC. From 2016 to 2018 Mr. Star served as a director of Allison Transmissions Holdings Inc. (NYSE “ALSN") and, from 2014 to 2019, he was a director of the holding company of PetSmart. He also serves, or has served, as a director or trustee of pension funds, registered mutual funds, private companies and a private trust company. Mr. Star holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University, a Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School, and a Master of Management degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.